Ross Tedford Kendall is a graduate of USC’s Cinema-Television school (now School of Cinema Arts), and USC’s Master of Professional Writing Program. His full-length play, Still Born, has received staged readings in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. His full-length plays, Whirlpool and Pleasure and Pain, both won honorable mention in the Ohio State Newark New Play Contest. Whirlpool was also a finalist for the 2012-13 Woodward/Newman Drama Award. His short play, Singular of Dice, won the Drury University One Act Festival, 2011, the 4th Annual Frostburg State University One Act Competition, and has been produced in Rhode Island, Missouri, Connecticut and Maryland. When not writing, Ross works at Cal State Northridge’s Oviatt Library, helping professors and students with course specific academic materials.